Barry Schultz

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5 tips for more engaging online writing | Articles | Writing & Editing

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> PR Daily <i>in May of 2017.</i><p>How concise is your writing?<p>The average attention span is 8.5 seconds. Online readers are …

Public Relations

Diving Deep into Catholicism

A journey into the heart of the faith<p><i>“Do you understand what you are reading?” And he said, “How can I,</i> <i>unless someone guides me?”. . . Then Philip</i> …

Theology

Want to Be a Successful Writer? Write What You NEED to Write

“But when people say, Did you always want to be a writer?, I have to say no! I always was a writer.”<p>-Ursula K. Le Guin<p>What Do YOU Want to Write About?<p>…

Writing

3 Lessons Nassim Taleb Has Taught Me About Philosophy and Living Life

One of the individuals and philosophers who have had the strongest impact on me include Nassim Taleb. Why Nassim? Many reasons. First of all, he’s …

Self-improvement

The Key To Health In Old Age: Bioresillience

<i>(This essay is the 17th and final one in the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging series,</i> The Business of Aging<i>, running on Next Avenue weekly. The essays are a companion piece to the center’s new</i> <i>report</i><i>,</i> Silver to Gold: The Business of Aging.)<p>Let’s envision a model for healthy, …

Medicine

How to Use the Ridiculously Powerful Magic of Writing To Transform Your Life and Revolutionize the…

How to Use the Ridiculously Powerful Magic of Writing To Transform Your Life and Revolutionize the World“You can make anything by writing “— CS …

Inspiring quotations on writing for content marketers

Attention, all content creators: Ernest Hemingway has useful advice for you.So do Jack London, Elmore Leonard, Mark Twain and other literary …

For A Healthy Brain, Exercise Your Legs

Exercise — and specifically leg exercise — is critical for keeping the nervous system healthy.<p>Leg day might be even more important than we thought. …

Three Creative Writing Strategies That Work Like Magic

#1 — Use Role Based Writing Approach (Madman, Architect, Carpenter & Judge)Doing research, compiling material, writing, organizing, spell-checking …

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

7 Simple Tips To Make Your Writing More Effective

Did you know that more than two million blog posts are published each day?Each of these blog posts takes the writer an average of 3 hours and 16 …

The Value of Writing

https://medium.com/media/6d274b741d2377ef5360be4b3673308d/hrefA man types on his keyboard, moving at a speed that produces a rushing sound. The …

Is There Non-Biblical Evidence

Is there any evidence outside of the Bible that the Resurrection of Jesus was a real historical event rather than a myth or an …

The Two Traits of the Best Problem-Solving Teams

Imagine you are a fly on the wall in a corporate training center where a management team of 12 is participating in a session on executing strategy. The team is midway through attempting to solve a new, uncertain, and complex problem. The facilitators look on as at first the exercise follows its …

Psychology

Why do the innocent suffer? Pope Francis gives this answer

We can enter into the mystery only if the Father looks upon us with love ...<p>My Facebook feed over the last couple days has been filled with frantic, …

Pope Francis

How to Market a Book: 10 First Steps

Have you ever wondered how to market a book? You spend months, maybe even years writing, editing, then rewriting your book until it’s a masterpiece …

Being nice may not be the key to success, researchers find - but what is?

Being nice may not be the key to a successful future, according to Bristol University behavior experts.<p>It seems that instead people with a higher IQ …

All you ever wanted to know about Jesus' last week on earth

<b>How can we sure Jesus existed? Who did he think he was? What were his intentions? A look at what we know about what happened nearly 2,000 years …

Theology

Do You Have a Not-to-Do list? Here's Why You Should

Experts agree it's what you don't do that matters.<p>Do you have a to-do list? Of course--most of us do. But what about a not-to-do list? It turns out that's at least as important, according to productivity experts.<p>What exactly is a not-to-do list? It's not a list of bad habits you're determined to …

Time Management

Pragmatic Arguments and Belief in God (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

As with so much in philosophy, the first recorded employment of a pragmatic argument is found in Plato. At <i>Meno</i> 86b-c, Socrates tells Meno that …

Stanford University

Where 'no religion' is default, a look at Europe's young Catholic minority

London, England, Mar 22, 2018 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Catholics in Europe live in a culture where religious affiliation, church …

Religion

What You Need to Write Your First Book After Age 50

Today’s guest post is by Julie Rosenberg (@J_RosenbergMD), author of <i>Beyond the Mat.</i>As a girl, I absolutely adored the Little House on the Prairie …

What the Bible Clearly Says

March 21, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>It’s one of the most common phrases I think I’ve ever heard from Christians when it comes to any conversation where …

How to write a short story collection: A six-week creative writing course | The Guardian Members

<b>Led by acclaimed writer Alba Arikha over six consecutive weeks, this course will give you the creative inspiration and technical skills to start working on a short story collection.</b><p>The world of a short story may be more condensed than the world of a novel, but its emotional impact can be as …

Creative Writing

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

The Secret to Being a Productive Human: Take More Breaks (and Naps!)

According to science (and Daniel H. Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing), people spend too much time thinking about what and how we do things instead of when.<p>If you've ever been on the receiving end of a "the timing's just off" break-up line and thought your partner's …

Helpful Tricks and Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills | Times Square Chronicles

Helpful Tricks and Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills<p>A talented writer is definitely a calling but this doesn’t mean that only a few people can …

Pope Francis: sinners can become saints, but the corrupt cannot

David is a saint, even if he was a sinner; the great and wise Solomon, on the other hand, was rejected by the Lord because he was corrupt. Pope …